The Hon. James Wemyss


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.2.1725/26CSORN
First Known Service1745CSORN
FatherJames, 5th Earl of WemyssHPO
MotherJanet CharterisHPO
WifeElizabeth Sutherland - Married 29.8.1757HPO
SonGen. William Wemyss, MP (1760–)EWIKI
BrotherLord ElchoHPO
BrotherFrancisHPO
Last Known Service21.4.1756CSORN
Date of Death10.5.1786CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1745 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
26.9.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/290CSORN
24.3.1747/4811.1749Preston (50), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/493
Issued by Thomas Griffin (1692-1771), East Indies
Commission confirmed 29.8.1749
ADM 6/17
12.1.1757 Resigned from the NavyCSORN
7.1.176331.3.1768Elected a Member of Parliament for FifeHPO
14.4.176810.5.1786Elected a Member of Parliament for SutherlandHPO

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive

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